Jun. 30, 2020
The U.S. Trade Representative is considering whether to increase existing tariffs on imports from the European Union as well as implement new ones.
Jun. 19, 2020
Greek trade representatives question the motives behind a "standard of identity" proposed by Spain's Deoleo and an American importers group.
Jun. 12, 2020
The United States has been found to be illegally subsidizing Boeing and the World Trade Organization is set to announce what punitive measures the European Union can take. New tariffs may be on the horizon.
Jun. 5, 2020
The United States Department of Agriculture predicts that global olive oil production will fall by nearly three percent, to 3.03 million tons, in the 2020/21 crop year.
Apr. 21, 2020
Olive oil consumption has crept up as a result of the pandemic and prices of extra virgin, virgin and lampante olive oils have started to stabilize. However, both exports and imports are expected to fall.
Apr. 17, 2020
The new free trade agreement signed by the European Union and Vietnam will eliminate tariffs on olive oil imports, creating new opportunities for Spanish, Italian and Greek producers to tap into a growing market.
Apr. 6, 2020
As the coronavirus spreads through Argentina, olive growers and oil producers are facing complications both during and after the harvest. Small producers are likely to be impacted the most.
Apr. 2, 2020
European logistics firms fear the quarantine measures and bureaucratic hurdles, while consumer demand keeps growing.
Apr. 1, 2020
Over the past two decades, olive oil production in southern Brazil has gone from one man's dream to a small but booming industry. As the 2020 harvest gets underway, producers in Rio Grande do Sul prepare for another trailblazing year.
Mar. 30, 2020
Greek olive oil remains in high demand among national consumers as the country's economic growth is predicted to grind to a halt.
Oct. 28, 2019
Asecur is making plans to open the packaging facility in order to evade newly imposed tariffs on some Spanish olive oil imports to the U.S.
Oct. 23, 2019
The Interprofessional Organization of the Table Olive Sector asked the Spanish government and the European Union to investigate U.S. government subsidies that have recently been provided to American farmers.
Oct. 23, 2019
Recently imposed tariffs on some Spanish olive oil exports to the United States could help Greek producers and exporters increase their presence in the lucrative U.S. olive oil market.
Oct. 16, 2019
The NAOOA and 80 other trade organizations argue that tariffs applied to goods shipped from Europe prior to October would only hurt American importers and consumers.
Oct. 3, 2019
Along with some Spanish olive oils, certain types of table olives from both France and Spain will also face a 25-percent tariff on U.S. imports. Olive oils from Italy, Portugal and Greece will be unaffected.
Oct. 2, 2019
Officials in the United States have yet to decide which goods will be subject to the tariffs. Olive oil and table olives were both included in preliminary lists.